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critical for us to cut across sectors, and this is a perfect example of doing that. ron, thank you and congratulations for bricking together the partnership and making it possible 0 for us to turn this vision of the chief into reality. when sf-city approached hfment p. for this opportunity, we were delighted about this idea. really, bringing our technology, our straight-of-the-art projects and the power of that technology into the happened of the sfpd officers and what that could do to mike our city safer as we talked about. we are excited to announce today that h.p. is donating over 60 ultrabooks to this program, to the sfpd and in conjunction with the academy for training these future officers to enable these
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officers to be able to do training on the street, which increases their efficiency. anywhere they are at any time, they will be able to access the crime data warehouse. we are delighted to be able to have the tech nol to that. thank everyone for the opportunity, and hopefully this will be the first of many ways we will be able to partner with the city of san francisco. we'll turn it over to susan to talk about what this means to the department. [applause] >> good morning. when the chief first took his position as chief of police, i think it was his very first day, and he was still moving into his office. he said to me i would like for police officers to be able to enter police reports in the field without having to return to the office, and i would like this to be a web-based system. and i want to meet with you an
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hour a day until we can meet the on stack it is. he did that. that commitment level and the commitment of the mayor and all of the command staff that has enabled this day and success, thanks. the crime data warehouse is our new state of the art web-based portal and data warehouse used to prevent, solve and manage crime. it is a multi-phase project. we have implemented the first two, which are are the most part, starting with search in october of 2011. we baskly loaded in more than a decade's worth of historic alpolice reports with a search capable. we are just finishing the implementation of incident reporting into all of the district stations. we have rolled it out for all of the district stations as of june of this year. what does that mean for san francisco? how has that improved the way we manage crime?
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i want to talk about three things. there are a lot more, but i will go through three, and we will show you the system live. first of all, timely and visible information about crime . so today, because police officers are entering their reports directly into a data warehouse, when a crime happens in the tenderloin, it becomes visible in the mission, the bayview and everywhere else instantly the minute the report is finished. that is huge in terms of identifying crime trend, suspects, m.o.'s, et cetera. secondly, the search capable. as the chief mentioned, you would think we would have already had this type of capable. not only do we have a google type search capable, most of them require you search based on a way the city is set up. you can search on hair color,
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but the person should have blonde hair, black hair, blonde hair or other. what if they have purple or red and black hair? this allows you to search on specific hair color, specific anything. the importance of this search capable became important before we even went live with the city. we were in beta test, and we gave it to our robbery investigations team as a test. one of the lieutenants in robbery -- i asked him to be here, and he couldn't be here. he tells it better than i do. we had a serial robbery suspect, and we only had a nickname for that person. it was you unique nickname, but all he had was a nickname. we weren't even live yet. he loaded the information, did a search on the nickname. he found a field interview that an officer had done a couple of years prior with that individual's name.
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he took that name out to the social site, and that person had posted a picture of some of the property in question associated with the robberies on his social warehouse. we were able to use it before the system even went live. we will show you the search in a moment. the final thing i want mention about this system is it is web-based. the chief through mike homer's recommendation that it be web-based. why is it important? you have to install a particular software on a particular computer and use it on that computer. here it is where you can get access to the internet. obviously there is security involved, but it allows our officers to enter incident reports anywhere. that is very cool and flexible, but i think the mayor mentioned we still didn't have computers for the officers. so that is where the
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significance of what sf-city has done and what h.p. has done. we actually have an h.p. ultrabook sitting here. it is cool, weighs two pounds, titanium enclosed. i keep thinking we should hold it up to see if it would withstand a bullet, but i don't think it does. that allows our officers to have access to the crime data warehouse, but also acksdz to the 24 other criminal justice systems, such as mug shots, f.b.i. most wanted, d.m.v. and all that. essentially they are carrying around a district station in their hand. it was a very important step for us. i want to mention arc-tech's contribution. they can do a better job of mobile distribution. by the way, there are many
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people. i would like to recognize the whole team involved. the project director was leo solomon. he is here today, and he is going to work with the inspector who is responsible for training more than 1,300 officers on the system. [applause] >> thank you. what we are going to show you this morning is a couple of screen shots of the crime data warehouse system which will allow you to see exactly what the officer is going to see either on the street or at their computers they are working on now. so here what you have is the search field which, as you can see here, we can search for anything. description, nicknames,
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tattoos, partial license plates, hair color and et cetera. this search tab basically functions just like a google type search that you would do at your home computer. when you put in the key word, it searches the entire internet. this searches exactly the same thing, but only our police database which has information to 1981. in this example here we typed in giants hat. so if we type in giants hat and hit search, this is the result that we would get from searching the giants hat. on the first part of our screen basically it shows the text portion, which basically searches for any type of words containing giants hat in a police report. to view that incident, all we would do is click on the incident number, which would give us the actual police report. in the very bottom here where it says property text, these
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are all the incident reports that contain a giants cat in the property section. next. and here, lastly, is the report tab, which allows anybody in this system to view any type of crime statistics on a real-time basis. in the past we wouldn't have this capable. we would have the clerical section, the report management section to hand us down the stats for the reports. now we can go in here and actually view them ourselves. our next speaker is going to be adam fingerman, c.e.o. c.e.o. and founder of arc-touch and zach gottlieb will be his capable assistant. >> how do you make it easier and faster for officers in the field to report incident information back to the crime data warehouse? to solve this, arc is going to work closely with the sfpd to
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design a mobile app that stream lines field reporting. we are going to use the latest technologies, surf as nuns, speech to text deck takeses. we are going to use full touch and swite gestures to minimize key board entry. and we are going to have sbe greated photo, video, image and audio collection. all of this is going to be assembled in one place. so all of the relevant information about an incident is together and sent to the crime data warehouse in real time, allowing officers to spend much more time out on the streets instead of writing reports. arc-touch, being a france based business has many employees who live and work in san francisco, and we are absolutely thrilled to be part of this initiative. we would like to thank mayor lee for supporting technology companies in san francisco. we would like to thank ron and sf-city for bringing technology
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companies together so they can do great things for the city and its citizens. and most of all we would like to thank the chief for having the forward-thinking to start this program and make this field recording app, which we believe is going to be a great thing not just for the city, but set the standard for mobile app field reporting for the nation. i would like to now invite scack -- zach gottlieb up here to walk you through some of our product designs. thank you. [applause] >> good morning. so i just want to say how excited we are to have the opportunity to work on a product like this that could have such a huge impact for the people of san francisco. imagine if you will the officer has this mobile device on their
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dashboard while they are driving. a call comes in. we know by their g.p.s. where in the vicinity they are, so we are able to direct to this particular officer and device a call. so it is a code 4-2-1, which is a stolen vehicle, we know it is at 251 bush, and my other information that may be attached. to melissa in dark -- males in dark clothing. the officer receives it. this is where most of the collection of data curse. money of us are used to seeing this type map. the officer is represented by the blue circle in the middle. the crime location is here by the red dot. speaking with officers, we also found that they like to know about the location before they get there.
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using things such as street view already built into these devices, they can gather information before they ever arrive on the scene. in addition we have some information below. we still have the code 4-1-1. we also novak the time that has transpired since the officer took the call. so the officer proceeds to the location. now they get out, and they take the tablet off their dashboard and two into data collection mode. so it brings up their data collection dashboard. having spoken to a number of officers in the field, we know they carry a number of different items. they carry cameras, audio devices, and pen and paper. we are trying to eliminate all of these. the amount of time it takes to compile all this information once they get back to the station is huge. so if we can leverage all the technology in one place to make
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it simple and efficient, that is a win. offense, instead of having to write on pad and paper, i can tap on voice, take an audio note, and if i want, i can have that transcribed in real time using speech to text technology. that is now added to the case file immediately. we can also leverage things like g.p.s. offense, if we found the car several blocks away, the officer could mark that on their map, and that is also attached to the case file. the officer proceeds to the location. they are now able to take pictures that are instantaneously sinked -- singhed to that case file. we talked about g.p.s., we have
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talked about audio and photography. we are also going to lench the touch interface. in this whole example so far, the officer has not had to type one thing. for instance, a date picker. they can select it a very simple easy one, using one finger. we know it is a stolen vehicle. let's add that vehicle to the case file. i could tap on the vehicle plate and use the key board that is already integrated into it. or i could take a picture of the lps plate using recognition technology. i -- license plate using recognition technology. it brings back all of the data on that vehicle.
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i didn't have to type in anything. now we have apprehended a suspect. we can type their driver's license in, run a picture of it, run a crime data warehouse search, and we bring back the suspect. not only do we have all the information about this suspect, but if i so choose, i can see their priors. coming back to my dashboard for my case file, you can see i have assembled all this in real time. it is fast, efficient, it is accurate, and it allows me to do less paperwork and more police work. thank you. [applause] >> mike homer had a vision. i don't think even he saw that coming. but if you hang around people that are as smart as the people over here, and you have a mayor that has the vision to let them run, you end up with stuff like that, and we will have a safer san francisco. so we will take some questions right now and then anybody will
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be available for questions off to the side. [inaudible question] >> right. is the f.i. part susan spoke to, those are field interview card. in those cards they will have known associates. you could pop somebody up, and search for known associates, and it will tell you everybody that was with that person. you could even type in something as simple aspects over six feet, suspects under 5'5" that are crime partners, and it will give you that, too. [inaudible question] >> have you ever seen anything like that before? >> no. >> this is unbelievable. the data warehouse as the director said, there is a lot of things that are close, but not as good as this. as far as this app that is coming attractions, there is
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nothing similar to that, that i am aware of, in the country or in the world. [inaudible question] >> it's a work in progress. i am not pressing them. they are a lot further along than we thought. we just started meeting on this , this calendar year. [inaudible question] >> six months. and my experience with them is they are being conservative, and that is not very conservative. [inaudible question] >> that is the great thing. the cost to the city isoff set a lot by the public-private partnership. but having a web-based server versus a client server, it is probably 20 cents or 25 cents on the dollar. the beauty of this system is that susan and her team does all the engineering on it. we don't have to call for help or whatever. it is just a change in
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engineering or a software change. >> hello, my name is jamie harper. in this episode, we are featuring the park locations in your very own backyard. this is your chance to find
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your heart in san francisco with someone special. golden gate park's largest body of water is this lake, a popular spot for strolling and paddling around in boats, which can be rented. created in 1893, it was designed foreboding and -- for boating. it is named for the wild strawberries that once flores. a pleasant trail follows the perimeter past huntington falls, 110 foot waterfall. two bridges connect the trail to the island. the climb to the hills summit, the highest point in golden gate park at more than four hundred feet. you can get quinces of the
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western side of the city through -- glimpes of the western side of city through a thick trees. the lake is ada accessible. it has a peaceful atmosphere where you can enjoy a warm day. walk along the lake and watched many ducks, and swans, and seagulls. it is a tranquil spot to stroll, enjoy each other's company, and sail away. many couples come here to take a ride around the lake, floating under the bridges, past the pavilion and waterfall. for a quiet getaway, it makes for a memorable and magical experience. located on 19th avenue, this grove is the place to wear your
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hiking boots, bring your family, and bring the dog because it has so much to offer you and your loved ones. it is a truly hidden gem in the city. the part is rich with eucalyptus trees. long paths allow you to meander, perfect for dog walking in a wooded environment. >> i enjoy this base and the history behind it. the diversity that exists in such an urban city, the concrete, the streets, cars, we have this oasis of a natural environment. it reminds us of what san francisco initially was. >> this is a section for dogs and plenty of parking. transit is available to get you there easily. and the part is ada -- park is ada accessible.
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there is also a natural lake. this is your chance to stroll and let the kids run free. it also has many birds to watch. it is the place to find some solitude from the city and appreciate what you share with a wonderful breath of fresh air. , an experienced this park and enjoy the peoples, picnics, and sunshine. this is a lovely place to take a stroll with your loved one hand in hand. located in the middle of pacific heights on top of a hill, lafayette park offers a great square a of a peaceful beauty. large trees border greenery. it features tables and benches, a playground, restaurants, and
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tennis courts. there are plenty of areas for football, frisbee, and picnics. it is very much a couple's part and there are a multitude of experiences you can have together. bring your dog and watch the mean go with the community or just picnic at one of the many tables and enjoy all of the park has to offer. many couples find this is the perfect place to put down a blanket and soak up the sun. it is a majestic place you can share with someone you cherish. it is located along the 1 and 10 buses and is accessed from the 47 and 90 buses. it is ada accessible. for more information about reserving one of these locations, call 831-5500. this number is best for special events, weddings, picnics, and
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the county fair building. for any athletic fields and neighborhood parks, 831-5510. you can also write us. or walking in and say hello at old lock cabin, golden gate park. and of course you can find more information and reach us at >> i have 2 job titles. i'm manager of the tour program as well as i am the historyian of city hall. this building is multifaceted to
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say the very least it's a municipal building that operates the city and county of san francisco. this building was a dream that became a reality of a man by the name of james junior elected mayor of san francisco in 1912. he didn't have a city hall because it was destroyed in the earth wake of 1906. construction began in april of 1913. in december 1915, the building was complete. it opened it's doors in january 1916. >> it's a wonderful experience to come to a building built like this. the building is built as a palace. not for a king or queen.
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it's built for all people. this building is beautiful art. those are architecture at the time when city hall was built, san francisco had an enormous french population. therefore building a palace in the art tradition is not unusual. >> jimmie was an incredible individual he knew that san francisco had to regain it's place in the world. he decided to have the tallest dome built in the united states. it's now stands 307 feet 6 inches from the ground 40 feet taller than the united states capital. >> you could spend days going
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around the building and finding something new. the embellishment, the carvings, it represents commerce, navigation, all of the things that san francisco is famous for. >> the wood you see in the board of supervisor's chambers is oak and all hand carved on site. interesting thing about the oak is there isn't anymore in the entire world. the floors in china was cleard and never replanted. if you look up at the seceiling you would believe that's hand kof
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carved out of wood and it is a cast plaster sealing and the only spanish design in an arts building. there are no records about how many people worked on this building. the workman who worked on this building did not all speak the same language. and what happened was the person working next to the other person respected a skill a skill that was so wonderful that we have this masterpiece to show the world today.

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